A system is described in which a fingerprint is manually coded by tracing certain ridges and noting events such as ridge endings and ridge beginnings.This code is sent by teleprinter to a central file where a computer identifies the fingerprint by compari Topic: Fingerprints.
byWegstein, J. H.; Rafferty, J. F.; Pencak, Walter J.
A procedure is described fordetermining whether two fingerprint impressions were made by the same finger. The procedure uses the X and Y coordinates and the individual directions of the minutiae (ridge endings and bifurcations).The identity of two impress Topic: Fingerprints--Data processing.
A procedure is described for computing a set of numerical descriptors that identify a single fingerprint.The procedure starts with the X and Y coordinates and the individual directions of the minutiae (ridge endings and bifurcations) of a fingerprint impr Topic: Fingerprints--Data processing.